YWCA World Council in South Africa

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YWCA World Council in South Africa

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Kelly Grosser of North Coventry Township, YWCA Tri-County Area’s director of Youth Empowerment Programs, was one of 35 delegates from the United States attending World YWCA’s 29th World Council in November 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Grosser was a non-voting delegate at the World Council, which occurs every four years as the largest gathering of… Continue Reading YWCA World Council in South Africa

Gun Violence Awareness Event

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area’s June 2 Gun Violence Awareness Rally receives grant from On The Table, Philadelphia Foundation YWCA Tri-County Area is one of 50 Delaware Valley-area organizations selected for $1,000 “Activate” grants through On The Table Philly, a regional project designed to bring people together to discuss local topics key to the community, and to… Continue Reading Gun Violence Awareness Event

Wishing You Well

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

YW3CA’s Early Education Center commits to daily routines and rituals in line with Conscious Discipline, a social emotional curriculum, one of these routines: Wishing Well. In the fall of 2018, we adopted a social-emotional (SEL) curriculum which supports peace, justice and dignity, important elements of our mission statement. Conscious Discipline helps teachers in achieving a… Continue Reading Wishing You Well

Watching Children Bloom!

Friday, January 17, 2020

Phyllice Jackson compares children to “buds on a tree, and I love to see them bloom.” Jackson, who prefers to be called PJ, is a volunteer with YWCA Tri-County Area’s Foster Grandparents Program.  Foster Grandparents Program encourages adult volunteers 55 and older to stay active by helping children and youth in their communities. Volunteers are… Continue Reading Watching Children Bloom!

Instilling a Love of Learning

Friday, January 17, 2020

Regina Hauserman, or Miss Jeana as the children in the classroom call her, is relatively new to the Foster Grandparent Program, and currently serves at YWCA Tri-County Area’s Early Education Center in Pottstown. “Because of different circumstances I’m unable to work. Luckily, the Foster Grandparent Program doesn’t mind people with canes, so I’m able to… Continue Reading Instilling a Love of Learning